Government Relations Analyst

POSITION: Government Relations Analyst
REPORTING TO: Chief of Staff

Job Description

Our organization is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Government Relations Analyst to join our team in Kampala, Uganda. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and analyzing local and national government policies and trends, supporting strong relationships with government officials and stakeholders, and providing strategic advice to senior management on government affairs-related issues.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyze local and national government policies and trends that may impact the organization’s operations.
  • Support in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of key data on pertinent Sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Input key data on government relationships into the database and project trackers.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key government officials and stakeholders.
  • Represent the organization in meetings with government officials and other stakeholders.
  • Provide regular updates to senior management on government affairs-related issues.
  • Develop and implement strategies to influence government policies and decisions to benefit the organization.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the organization to ensure alignment with government policies and regulations.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in government relations.


Qualifications, Skills and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Affairs, Public Policy, International Relations, International Development or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in government relations, public affairs, or a related field
  • Strong knowledge of Sub-Saharan African politics, economics and social trends and current events
  • Strong writing, reading and research ability


Personal Attributes

  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly organized and self-motivated, with excellent time management skills and an ability to think proactively, and who can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Curious by nature and persistent in obtaining and validating new information.

Application Process

To apply, please submit your application by August 1, 2023.

Raising The Village is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage women candidates to apply.